The Nationals were adamant about retaining Danny Espinosa on the heels of a disastrous 2013, despite interest from other clubs over the winter, for one simple reason: He would be their best option
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: How about "Game in a word" instead of a "nutshell?" The word: U-G-L-Y. The Nationals trailed 3-0 in the first inning (yet again).
Team slash: .289/.358/.489
Team ERA: 5.17
Runs per game: 5.5
Last week after the Nationals swept the Marlins before heading to Atlanta, we at CSN pointed out a coincidental parallel between this season and last.